The Confidential’s 2016 Football Over-Under: Wake Forest
Last year, the Confidential unveiled over-unders for each ACC school. For Wake Forest, the over-under was set at 3.5 regular season wins. Ultimately, the Demon Deacons ended up with 3 regular season wins. But now it is on to 2016. The Confidential sets the over-under for Wake Forest at 3.5 regular season wins.
Here is the schedule for 2016, courtesy of a great football site:
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Very likely wins: Tulane, Delaware, Army
Very likely losses: Florida State, Louisville, Clemson, @ Duke
Verdict: Wake Forest is in a tough position. In a conference with Florida State, Clemson, and Louisville, they are battling with Syracuse, Boston College, and North Carolina State for relevance. This year’s crossover games are Virginia and Duke. The out-of-conference schedule is not too daunting, with Army, Indiana, Tulane, and Delaware. While that may lend itself to three wins, that is about it. And don’t sleep on Tulane under its new coach. All in all, there are six “toss-up” games for the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest has a decent chance to beat Boston College or Syracuse at home. Heck, Wake Forest could beat both and Indiana or Virginia to go bowling. But we’ll need to see improvement over last first. The Wake Forest over-under is set at 3.5.
What do you think? Will Wake Forest go over or under 3.5 regular season wins?